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Physician associate training places to expand by 220% next year


Well, this is the future...get cheap labour. There is no money left and things can only get worse for doctors. We are possibly the only country in the world where salaries for doctors is going down every year. My experience of friends from India is that 10 years ago doctors were paid approximately 10 times more here in UK. Since then average salary of a doctor has increased 3 times in India. Here, our salaries are going down every year. They are training more and more doctors in Middle East/Asia. Doctors who earn well are respected there. Here, we are working in extremely stressful conditions. 10 minute consultations, risk of litigation, less & less money, CQC, Appraisal etc etc. It is a global world & I have a feeling that we are going a see a massive exodus of doctors to Oz, Canada & even Asia. At the end of the day we all want a good income & better lifestyle. Government is aware of what's happening, so they are getting PAs ready for future. In the coming years, GP work would be taken over by PAs.

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24 Feb 2016

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